Fiction Reviews for ages 12 and up

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Novels written for children, young people, and the young at heart can truly can take us to the most extraordinary places. Historical fiction takes us back in time whereas fantasy takes us to places that have never even been, Some of the titles reviewed below will be attractive to adult as well as children. For more fiction for older readers please go to the Series, Features, and Bookish Calendar sections of the journal.

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Every Other Day

Every Other Day

Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Lerner, 2013   ISBN: 978-1606844151
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Hattie Ever After

Hattie Ever After

Kirby Larson
Historical Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Random House, 2014   ISBN: 978-0375850905
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Ship Breaker

Ship Breaker

Paolo Bacigalupi
Fiction
For ages 15 and up
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2011   ISBN: 978-0316056199
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The Carnelian Crow

The Carnelian Crow

Colleen Gleason
Fiction  Series
For ages 12 and up
Chronicle Books, 2017   ISBN: 978-1944665333
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The Glass Magician

The Glass Magician

Charlie N. Holmberg
Fiction  Series
For ages 12 and up
47North, 2014   ISBN: 978-1477825945
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The Quarter-Pie Window

The Quarter-Pie Window

Marianne Brandis
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Tundra Books, 2003   ISBN: 978-0887766244
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Trapped

Trapped

Michael Northrop
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Scholastic Press, 2011   ISBN: 978-0545210126
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Twice Dead

Twice Dead

Caitlin Seal
Fiction
For ages 13 and up
Charlesbridge Teen, 2018   ISBN: 978-1580898072
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Where She Fell

Where She Fell

Kaitlin Ward
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Scholastic, 2018   ISBN: 978-1338230079
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